November-December 2011

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Business Features

Turn On

An LED firm in Shelby Township trips the light fantastic.

March On

How one firm broke from the single-industry cycle.

Fixing The Foreclosure Crisis

Although residential mortgage foreclosures have wreaked havoc on many communities in metro Detroit and Michigan, efforts to stem the damage and boost property values are under way. But do the relief programs go far enough?

Capitol Gains

The Snyder administration and the Michigan Legislature have made great strides to improve Michigan’s business climate, but there’s more work to be done.

Freight Forward

An enhanced global freight hub in Detroit would generate billions of dollars in revenue and thousands of jobs.

Delay, Deny, Defend

Do automobile insurance firms operating in Michigan put profits ahead of policyholders by aggressively challenging no-fault accident claims in court or offering low settlement offers, thereby saving millions of dollars in potential payouts? Yes, say accident victims, lawyers, and insurance advocacy experts.
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From the Magazine

The Little Engine That Could

Like Kermit the Frog, modern diesel engines are finding it's not easy being green. But that could soon change.

Enhance the Brand

During a recession, consumers value brands more than any other time, even as they move to buy less expensive goods.

Captain of Industry

Eber Brock Ward, Detroit’s first industrialist and first multimillionaire, had an early hand in steelmaking, railroads, lumber, ships, and bridges until lower-cost competitors prevailed.
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